6 Press Releases

Tag: Steve McCurry

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    “Jewish Giant at Home with His Parents leads Hindman’s upcoming sale of Famous Photographs”

    American entertainer Eddie Carmel was born with pituitary adenoma, which led to his gigantism. He was sometimes a carnival sideshow act, a film actor, a rock and roll singer, and a stand-up comedian. But he was not well known until Diane Arbus’s photo titled Jewish Giant, taken at Home with…

    Diane Arbus, A Jewish giant at home with his parents in the Bronx, N.Y. in 1970
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    Photographs

    Richard Prince is an American photographer and Pop artist known for his rephotographed pictures. During the mid-1970s, Prince started working at Time Life. He sent article tear sheets from magazines to companies notifying them of their published advertisements. While working at the Time Life library, Prince started rephotographing these ads…

    Richard Prince (1949) - Untitled (Cowboy), 1980-1984
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    Photographs

    Bruce Davidson, an American photographer, is best known for his sympathetic portrayals of communities on the margins. A selection of prints from Davidson’s East 100th Street series is a key lot in the upcoming Photographs sale, presented by Bonhams. After receiving a grant from the U.S. National Endowment for the Arts,…

    IRVING PENN (1917-2009)
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    Fine Prints & Multiples

    In 1984, National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry was assigned to photograph refugee camps along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. As he made rounds in the camps, he encountered a class of schoolgirls where one girl, in particular, stood out for her startling sea-green eyes. She was photographed by McCurry.…

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    A Wonderful Life Photographs from the Peter Fetterman Collection

    The 1895 magazine cover featuring an Afghan girl was a popular cover image for National Geographic. The photograph of the girl with green eyes adorning a red headscarf has been called the “First World's Third World Mona Lisa." The archival pigment print Sharbat Gula by Steve McCurry is a featured photo of…

    A Wonderful Life Photographs from the Peter Fetterman Collection
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    Town | Country

    To the oft-asked question, “What camera or lens do you use?” I can only reply “I couldn't tell to save my soul—it is enough for me to know that I have something that will make pictures and that it is in working order.”, a passionate artist, Edward S. Curtis said.…

    Town | Country